• Abeokuta, Ogun State

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

A prominent private school is accepting application from qualified applicant for the post of a School Nurse

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

General Nursing Duties:

  • Classroom rounds and checking of pupils as regards to their personal hygiene.
  • Collecting all prescribed drugs for safe keeping and proper administration
  • Supervision of pupils during P.E. and break time
  • Administering first aid treatment to sick children and staff. And also observation of any change in condition.
  • Documentation of every detailed treatment in the medical report book.
  • Notifying the Head of School of any accidents, change in condition or any treatment administered on any pupil or staff during school hours.
  • Writing of medical report to accompany any child who has received first aid treatment.
  • Reporting any outbreak of communicable diseases to the Head of School as soon as it is observed.
  • Sending of medical newsletter to inform parents and guardian of outbreak and precautions to be taken.
  • Ensuring that any pupil affected by any communicable infection is kept at home and a medical clearance certificate is required before such pupil is admitted back in the school.
  • Visiting of pupils who are on prolonged hospitalization.
  • Escorting sick pupil to the hospital after parent consent in emergency.

Health Education:

  • Delivering periodic health talks during assembly, in classrooms on important health issues e.g. Harmattan, season, personal hygiene etc.
  • Using of health write-ups on schoolboards, in the toilets and classrooms as a media for health awareness to the pupils, teachers and parents.

Health and Safety Management:

  • Designation of all support staff to various post
  • Delegation of duties to support staff.
  • Thorough inspection of classroom furnitures, fixtures and electrical fittings.
  • Hourly monitoring of toilets.
  • Thorough inspection of play equipment and playing grounds on daily basis.
  • Daily inspection of water dispensers, water bottles and ensuring regular supply of water refills.
  • Supervision of waste evacuation by the waste disposal managers.
  • supervision of all gardening duties inside and outside the school premises
  • Liaising with the janitor in regard to other aspect of facility management mentioned above:
  • Reporting any electrical, plumbing and carpentry defects or fault which may be detriment to the health of the pupils and staff.
  • Ensuring that all repairs are done, inspected, and confirmed fit for use.
  • Regular purchase of cleaning materials.
  • regular purchase of medical supplies for the sickbay


  • Applicant must be an RN / RM / BNS / BLS from a reputable institution with at least 3 years cognate experience.
  • Experience as School Nurse will be an added advantage.

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